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[movies]Le Camping - Milan Herzog
Lesson 117 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French languauge instruction series of 1961. Here, young women ride their bicycles to a pictursque bluff overlooking a small vineyard with the castle of Carcassone in the distance. They unload their camping eqipment, cook dinner, pitch the tent, and settle down for the night, in the most idyllic film of the series. This print is a Kodachrome answer print from producer Milan Herzog's private collection...
Keywords: French language instruction; Carcassone
Downloads: 777
[movies]Carcassonne - Milan Herzog
Lesson 119 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French language instruction series of 1961. Here is outstanding cinematography of the ruined castle of Carcassonne and environs. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Keywords: Carcassonne; French language instruction
Downloads: 323
[movies]La Tour Eiffel - Milan Herzog
Lesson 81 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French languauge instruction series of 1961. This film contains magnificent shots of the Eiffel Tower and views of Paris. Producer Milan Herzog is seen briefly having a drink with a woman (believed to be his wife, Ronnie)at a table at 3:42. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Keywords: French language instruction; Eiffel Tower
Downloads: 954
[movies]Le Pardon - Milan Herzog
Lesson 64 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French language instruction series of 1961. Here, we witness the "Benediction of the Sea" festival, with traditional dress and music, and a wonderful sequence of the blessing the fleet of fishing boats. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Keywords: Bretagne; Brittany; French language instruction
Downloads: 229
[movies]Les Jardin De Versailles - Milan Herzog
Lesson 85 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French language instruction series of 1961. Here, the gardens of Versailles are shown in exceptional cinematography. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Keywords: garden; Versailles; French language instruction
Downloads: 418
[texts]Instruction of the deaf and dumb; or, a theoretical and practical view of the means by which they are taught to speak and understand a language; containing hints for the correction of impediments in speech: together with a vocabulary illustrated by numerous copperplates .. - Watson, Joseph,1765?-1829
Held by Gallaudet University Library Deaf Collections and Archives, Washington, D.C. (catalog link: http://catalog.wrlc.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=1425542)
Keywords: Speech instruction; English language; Language instruction; Vocabulary
Downloads: 53
[audio]Rouse: A Greek Boy at Home (Ariphron) - Ariphron
Audio for W. H. D. Rouse's elementary Attic Greek reader "A Greek Boy at Home" (1909).
Keywords: Ancient Greek; Attic Greek Language Instruction
Downloads: 122
[movies]Campos Manchegos - Milan Herzog
Lesson 11 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Emilio en España' Spanish language instruction series of 1965. This film focuses on age-old farming practices in the Meseta Central, including mule and wooden plow. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Keywords: Meseta Central; Spain; Spanish language instruction
Downloads: 555
[texts]Signs in deaf mute education : an explanation and defense of the American system of deaf mute education - Keep, John Robinson,1810-1884
Held by Gallaudet University Library Deaf Collections and Archives, Washington, D.C. (catalog link: http://catalog.wrlc.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=3008622)
Keywords: Sign language; Teaching methods; Language instruction
Downloads: 72
[movies]Le Palais De Versailles - Milan Herzog
Lesson 84 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French language instruction series of 1961. Austere in its grandeur, this most Gallic of films make precious little use of language, in detailing the interior of the palace of Versailles. Here we visit the Hall of Mirrors, Louis XIV's bedchamber, and numerous interior details, ending with hollow footsteps echoing below the grand staircase...
Keywords: Louis XIV; Versailles; French language instruction
Downloads: 290
[movies]Le Mont Saint-Michel - Milan Herzog
This is Lesson 52 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French language instruction series of 1961. Here, Margot writes a letter in which she describes Mont Saint-Michel, while sitting in a café. In the background, lunch is being prepared, while interested local citizens and tourists investigate and walk into the set. The film includes wonderful aerial, establishment, and detail shots of Mont Saint-Michel...
Keywords: Mont Saint-Michel; French language instruction
Downloads: 472
[movies]Je Parle Français, Lessons 1-13 - Milan Herzog
The 'Je Parle Français' series of French Language Instruction films was filmed in 1960-61 and produced by Encyclopaedia Britannica Film's Milan Herzog in conjunction with Otterbein College professor La Velle Rosselot, and Georges Matoré, Dean of the Language & Civilization Dept, Sorbonne. Rosselot was the prime educational consultant and curriculum developer for the film project. Her father was a history professor at Otterbein, and her brother Gerald was one of the founders of Scientific Atlan...
Keywords: Encyclopedia Britannica; Milan Herzog; Language Instruction; French
Downloads: 6,025
[movies]Chaumont - Milan Herzog
Lesson 67 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French language instruction series of 1961. Filmed at the famed chateau on the Loire, it begins with a home scene where the husband enjoys a cigarette. His wife is dressed in a magnificent high-fasion dress. The cinematography is stunning, and they arrive at the chateau in a Simca Aronde 1300 Deluxe coupe. We are attempting to determine the names of these actors...
Keywords: Chaumont; chateau; Loire; Simca; French language instruction
Downloads: 444
[movies]Bilingual Baby, Vol. 2: Spanish
Spanish immersion language instruction video for young children.
Keywords: vhs; educational videos; spanish language instruction
Downloads: 425
[audio]Pharr: Homeric Greek (Ariphron) - Ariphron
Audio for Clyde Pharr's "Homeric Greek: A Book for Beginners" (1920). These are sentences, designed as translation exercises, that practice the vocabulary and grammar found in Book 1 of Homer's Iliad.
Keywords: Ancient Greek; Homeric Greek; Epic Greek Language Instruction
Downloads: 62
[audio]John Williams White: First Greek Book - Ariphron
Audio for John Williams White's "A First Greek Book", 1896. These are short passages adapted from Xenophon's Anabasis.
Keywords: Greek HIstory; Ancient Greek; Attic Greek Language Instruction
Downloads: 50
[audio]Phillpotts: Stories from Herodotus (Ariphron) - Ariphron
Audio of Stories from Herodotus, in Attic Greek, Fifth Edition (1882), by J. Surtees Phillpotts. Read in reconstructed Athenian pronunciation, ca. 450 BC.
Keywords: Greek History; Ancient Greek; Attic Greek Language Instruction
Downloads: 22
[texts]L'art d'enseigner à parler aux sourds-muets de naissance - L'Epée, Charles-Michel de,1712-1789
Held by Gallaudet University Library Deaf Collections and Archives, Washington, D.C. (catalog link: http://catalog.wrlc.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=1425422)
Keywords: Speech instruction; Articulation (Speech); Language instruction; French language; Educational methods
Downloads: 178
[movies]Fête Folklorique - Milan Herzog
Lesson 65 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French language instruction series of 1961. The ilm begins with a parade in Bretagne with traditional dress, accompanied by bagpipes. Leter actors Ghislaine Dumont and Jean Landret meet traditional dancers who perform a round dance, accompanied by chanter and bagpipes. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Keywords: Bretagne; Brittany; bagpipe; folklore; dance; French language instruction
Downloads: 563
[texts]ERIC ED345489: Making Grammar Explicit in the Classroom: An Illustration Using the Spanish Subjunctive. - ERIC
It is proposed that explicit explanations of grammar concepts in the first language can be useful in teaching the related structures in a second language. The example used is that of the subjunctive mood, taught first in English and then in Spanish. Specific procedures for presenting the concept in English are outlined, including a set of sentences using the morphological subjunctive, syntactic subjunctive, and a few formulaic expressions...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classroom Techniques; Grammar; Language Research; Native Language Instruction; Second Language Instruction; Second Languages; Spanish; Transfer of Training; Verbs
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED321589: Two-Way Language Development Programs. ERIC Digests. - ERIC
Two-way language development programs are full-time programs that use two languages, one of which is English, for the purpose of instruction. Ideally, these programs are composed of elementary or secondary students half of whom are native speakers of English and the other half of whom are native speakers of the other language of instruction. Subject matter is learned through both languages, enabling students to become proficient in a second language...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Behavioral Objectives; Bilingual Education Programs; Educational Objectives; English (Second Language); Immersion Programs; Native Language Instruction; Program Design; Second Language Instruction
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED373545: CLAD/BCLAD Certificate Handbook. - ERIC
The primary purpose of this handbook is to assist teachers who want or need to become authorized by the state of California to teach limited-English-proficient (LEP) students by earning the new Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development (CLAD) or Bilingual, Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development (BCLAD) certificates. Section 1 discusses who is required to hold the CLAD/BCLAD certificates, which were first authorized for issuance in July 1994 and replace Language Development Spe...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Bilingual Education; Elementary Secondary Education; English (Second Language); Limited English Speaking; Native Language Instruction; Second Language Instruction; State Standards; Teacher Certification
Downloads: 9
[texts]ERIC ED311718: A New Approach to Language Arts in Bilingual Education. - ERIC
Literature on current methods of teaching language in bilingual education is reviewed and a new approach is suggested. It is suggested that a specialized sequence of native language courses should be offered to populations of language minority students with the same vernacular language. The approach proposed integrates bilingual education, English as a Second Language, and native language arts as a foreign language, in transitional programs...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Bilingual Education; Educational Strategies; Elementary Secondary Education; English (Second Language); Language Arts; Limited English Speaking; Native Language Instruction; Second Language Instruction; Student Needs; Transitional Programs
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED321561: The Hawaiian Language Immersion Program: Classroom Discourse and Children's Development of Communicative Competence. - ERIC
In its first year, the Hawaiian Language Immersion Program combined kindergarten and first-grade students in two classes. About half of the students had no speaking knowledge of Hawaiian; the remainder had attended Hawaiian-language preschools and/or spoke Hawaiian at home. Both teachers, fluent speakers of Hawaiian, were new to teaching. The teachers spoke only Hawaiian after the first 2 days of school, and students were reminded to speak in Hawaiian...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classroom Communication; Communicative Competence (Languages); Discourse Analysis; Ethnography; Hawaiian; Immersion Programs; Language Acquisition; Language Teachers; Native Language Instruction; Primary Education; Second Language Instruction; Uncommonly Taught Languages
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED322715: Hiberno-English: A Call for a Standard Pronunciation in TEFL. - ERIC
The lack of a Hiberno-English phonetic system that teachers of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) can refer to is addressed. Through the utilization of a questionnaire given to seven English as a Foreign Language (EFL) schools in Dublin, and two additional schools outside of Dublin, an attempt was made to measure the amount of interest in this subject. More than half of the teachers canvassed would have desired a greater phonetic input in their TEFL training course...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; English (Second Language); Foreign Countries; Language Standardization; Language Teachers; Native Language Instruction; Phonetics; Pronunciation; Pronunciation Instruction; Questionnaires; Second Language Instruction; Social Dialects; Standard Spoken Usage
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED355795: More Than a Required Skill in Today's Curriculum: Critical Thinking and Collaborative Learning in Foreign Languages. - ERIC
Through the process of critical thinking and in a collaborative learning environment, foreign language instruction can be more than a required skill; it is an integral part of a liberal education. Critical thinking is part of the basic process of learning, not a higher order of thinking to be saved for advanced courses. Students thinking in foreign language and literature courses gain ownership of their learning as they dare to take risks and imagine beyond the confines of rote memory...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cooperative Learning; Critical Thinking; Curriculum Design; Higher Education; Second Language Instruction; Second Language Learning
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED318216: Oral Patterns and Written Composition. - ERIC
It is proposed that many students are unable to distinguish between unguarded writing patterns and literate or expository ones, and it is becoming increasingly necessary in writing instruction to clarify and impose the distinction between these patterns. This problem is confounded by current trends toward exclusively spoken language in the classroom and the use of culturally authentic oral patterns...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classroom Techniques; French; Language Patterns; Oral Language; Second Language Instruction; Writing (Composition); Writing Instruction
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED364072: An Essay on Toffee Apple and Treacle Tart, Being an Imitation of Cockney Punning for TOEFL and TEASL. - ERIC
This paper examines the teaching of English as a Second Language (ESL) in different lights and from different angles. Particular attention is focused on the following: (1) language acquisition is an intellectual process; (2) the goal for the second-language learner is mastery; (3) the standard of English in Hong Kong; and (4) "standard" English. (VWL)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; English (Second Language); Foreign Countries; Language Variation; Second Language Instruction; Standard Spoken Usage
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED317062: Cultural Criticism and ESL Composition. - ERIC
The traditional approach to English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) curriculum development, which combines cognitivist and behaviorist approaches, reflects ideology that teachers often fail to recognize. ESL composition teachers should act not as guardians of "correct" English but as cultural or ideological critics. ESL students need to be taught that even the most seemingly innocent discourse is actually aimed at gaining student adherence to the values of the culture's dominant ideology...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Awareness; Educational Strategies; English (Second Language); Second Language Instruction; Writing (Composition); Writing Instruction
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED301069: Foreign Language Program Articulation: Building Bridges from Elementary to Secondary School. ERIC Digest. - ERIC
The increased interest in FLES (Foreign Language in the Elementary Schools) programs has prompted many foreign language educators to consider the impact of program articulation on the development of a successful K-12 language program. Program articulation is the process of providing a smooth transition between foreign language classrooms, and can be viewed from two perspectives: horizontal and vertical...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Articulation (Education); Developmental Continuity; Educational Planning; Elementary Secondary Education; FLES; Second Language Instruction
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED321550: Second Language Classroom Research. ERIC Digest. - ERIC
The purpose of second (or foreign) language classroom research is to answer important questions about the learning and teaching of foreign languages. This kind of research collects data from genuine language classrooms or from experimental settings sometimes established to replicate what takes place in the classroom. Classroom research can focus on teachers or learners, or on the interaction between the two...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classroom Research; Language Research; Language Teachers; Research Methodology; Second Language Instruction; Second Language Learning
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED336943: The Videocassette Challenge: Strategies for the Foreign Language Teacher. - ERIC
Foreign language teachers can tap the appeal of video successfully and enjoyably in the foreign language classroom. Potential difficulties include length of feature films and difficulty in understanding the language and story simultaneously. The instructor must select materials and equipment carefully and commit considerable time and energy to preparation of well-organized exercises and activities for incorporation of video into the total classroom experience...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classroom Techniques; Media Selection; Second Language Instruction; Second Language Learning; Videotape Recordings
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED321587: Opportunities Abroad for Teaching English as a Foreign Language: A Resource List. ERIC Digest. - ERIC
This digest provides general information on obtaining English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) teaching positions abroad. The considerations involved in teaching EFL abroad and the qualifications needed for teaching EFL in various countries are outlined, and general information sources on EFL employment opportunities are listed and described. A section on opportunities for teaching in international schools, as well as a section listing addresses of various additional sources of overseas teaching info...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Employment Opportunities; English (Second Language); Foreign Countries; Language Teachers; Second Language Instruction; Teacher Qualifications
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED324971: The Supervision of Second and Foreign Language Teachers. ERIC Digest. - ERIC
Language teacher supervisors see their role as: (1) training teachers to go from their actual to ideal teaching behaviors; (2) providing a means for teachers to reflect on and work through problems in their teaching; (3) furnishing opportunities for teachers to explore new teaching possibilities; and (4) providing teachers with opportunities to acquire knowledge about teaching and to develop their own theory of teaching...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Language Teachers; Learning Activities; Second Language Instruction; Teacher Education; Teacher Supervision; Teaching Methods
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED349786: Tyskland--et grat land med et grimt sprog. Oder: die Haltung Danischer gymnasiasten zu Deutsch, Deutschland, und den Deutschen (Germany--a Grey Country with an Ugly Language. Or: The Attitudes of Danish Students to German, Germany, and the Germans). ROLIG Working Paper 43. - ERIC
Two studies are reported that investigated the views of Danish secondary school students studying German. The first, an observational study, revealed that the vast majority of questions Danish students posed during German lessons concerned grammar and vocabulary. The second study was a questionnaire that revealed that the Danish students were studying German for largely practical reasons. It is concluded that Danish students want more information on today's Germany, rather than its historical pa...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Foreign Countries; German; Questionnaires; Second Language Instruction; Second Language Learning; Secondary Education; Student Attitudes
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED343410: Opportunities Abroad for Teaching English as a Foreign Language: A Resource List. 1992 Update. ERIC Digest. - ERIC
This Digest, an update to a 1990 Digest, provides information on finding employment opportunities abroad for teachers of English as a foreign language (EFL). Sections highlight the following: considerations for teaching EFL outside of the United States; general information sources on teaching English abroad; teaching in international schools; and additional sources of overseas teaching information...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Employment Opportunities; English (Second Language); Foreign Countries; International Schools; Language Teachers; Second Language Instruction
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED341252: Towards a Generic Curriculum Guide for the Less Commonly Taught Languages. NFLRC Research Notes. - ERIC
The possibility is discussed of using a generic guide for syllabus construction across the less commonly taught languages (LCTLs) to facilitate the development of proficiency/ communicatively-oriented syllabuses and materials in the LCTLs. Issues addressed include the degree of overlap among LCTLs and the most desirable unit for constructing such a curriculum guide. The absence of needs analysis for LCTLs is seen as a major obstacle, and the possibility that "materials templates" may serve the s...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Curriculum Development; Curriculum Guides; Higher Education; Language Proficiency; Second Language Instruction; Uncommonly Taught Languages
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED376707: Language Learning Strategies: An Update. ERIC Digest. - ERIC
This digest discusses second language learning strategies--specific actions, behaviors, steps, or techniques students used to improve their progress in apprehending, internalizing, and using the second language. The first section discusses characteristics of good language learners. The second section highlights research findings that suggest successful language learners often use strategies in an orchestrated fashion...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classification; Classroom Techniques; Language Research; Learning Strategies; Second Language Instruction; Second Language Learning
Downloads: 6
[movies]Molinos De Viento - Milan Herzog
Lesson 12 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Emilio en España' Spanish language instruction series of 1965. This film focuses on the mill culture of La Mancha as they visit an ancient waterwheel (noria), a country bakery, and view the fascinating inner workings of a centuries-old windmill, as they tour the Meseta Central in their Land Rover Series II SWB. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Keywords: Land Rover Series II; La Mancha; windmill; noria; Spanish language instruction
Downloads: 683
[texts]ERIC ED347796: Variation in English: What Role for Education? - ERIC
Prator (1968) argued strongly for promoting a single standard of English, maintaining that schools have an obligation to teach a native standard of English. The assumption that the educational structure is a productive forum for directing language use is questioned. The report begins with a discussion of the controversy surrounding United States educators' response to Black English Vernacular in the 1960s and 1970s...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Black Dialects; English; Language Standardization; Role of Education; Second Language Instruction; Standard Spoken Usage
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED367144: Spanish-Language Ads and Public Service Announcements in the Foreign Language Classroom. ERIC Digest. - ERIC
This digest presents a technique and activities for using Spanish language ads and public service announcements in the Spanish foreign language classroom. The technique has been used successfully with students in the Galveston-Houston, Texas area. Segments of the scripts of one announcement and one commercial advertisement are provided, as well as steps for using the segments. (VWL)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Advertising; Class Activities; Classroom Techniques; Second Language Instruction; Second Language Learning; Spanish; Videotape Recordings
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED347808: TESOL Reader and Teachers Guide. - ERIC
This combined reader and teacher's guide for English second language instruction was developed from teacher workshops conducted in Belize. The reader consists of stories, poems, and drama from the indigenous people of that country, accompanied by supporting English language learning exercises and activities. Texts represent aspects of indigenous culture and are grouped according to the following categories: folk tales, holidays, school and home life, life in the country, river and sea, town and ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; English (Second Language); Folk Culture; Foreign Countries; Indigenous Populations; Instructional Materials; Second Language Instruction
Downloads: 10
[texts]ERIC ED309645: ESL/EFL Composition: A Selected Annotated Bibliography. - ERIC
An annotated bibliography of articles, dissertations, papers, and books written since 1983 on the teaching of composition to students of English-as-a-Second-Language contains 84 citations. The list includes ERIC document numbers and Dissertation Abstracts numbers. (MSE)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Annotated Bibliographies; English (Second Language); Information Sources; Second Language Instruction; Writing (Composition); Writing Instruction
[texts]ERIC ED358680: Friedrich Durrenmatt's Tragicomedy of the Grotesque "The Visit" in an Intermediate German Course. - ERIC
A description is provided of "Der Besuch," a written companion to the Houghton Mifflin Company's standard edition of the drama "Der Besuch der alten Dame (The Old Lady's Visit)," written in 1956 by the distinguished Swiss playwright Friedrich Durrenmatt. The drama is an excellent choice for any intermediate or advanced language course that seeks to reinforce or expand students' reading and listening comprehension, and build conversation and composition skills...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Course Descriptions; Drama; German; Higher Education; Instructional Materials; Second Language Instruction; Units of Study
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED327065: The Contributions of Systemic Linguistics to Mother Tongue Education as Developed in Australia. - ERIC
The study of systemic functional linguistics has been particularly relevant to the development of an educational linguistics. Recent theory has viewed language as a tool for mapping experience, with semantics and grammar treated as interrelated, not distinct. To the systemicist, one of the greatest theoretical challenges has been how to account for the manner in which text relates to context. The general response has been in the form of register theory...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Foreign Countries; Linguistic Theory; Literary Genres; Native Language Instruction
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED352832: A Bibliography of English Teaching CAI. - ERIC
Approximately 350 books and articles are included in this unannotated bibliography on computer-assisted instruction (CAI) for English. The bibliography is part of a research project supported by the Doshisha University (Kyoto, Japan) Research Fund (1991-1992). Journals covered include the "CALICO Journal,""Computers and the Humanities,""CAELL Journal,""Modern Language Journal,""Foreign Language Annals,""SYSTEM,""JALT Journal," and "Cross Currents." The citations, all English-language and listed ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Computer Assisted Instruction; English (Second Language); Foreign Countries; Second Language Instruction; Second Language Learning
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED359837: Helping ESOL Students to Improve Their Pronunciation. - ERIC
Key elements that affect pronunciation are outlined in this supplement to an adult literacy newsletter. Emphasis is on what students need to know about sounds, stress, intonation, and fluency in order to improve their spoken English. Suggestions are offered for identifying students' needs. Exercises are also provided for practicing sounds, word and sentence stress, intonation, and fluency. (Contains 4 references.) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education) (LB)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; English (Second Language); Foreign Countries; Intonation; Language Fluency; Pronunciation; Second Language Instruction; Stress (Phonology)
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED372597: Da Que Hablar (Something To Talk About), 1991-1993. - ERIC
This document consists of all 14 issues of a bimonthly serial, from its inception in May 1991 through November 1993. "Da Que Hablar" provides numerous authentic materials from magazines and newspapers to stimulate discussion in Spanish in the foreign language classroom. The articles cover topics such as current events, cultural issues, sports, celebrity profiles, and cities to visit. Comprehension questions follow each section, and activities such as crossword puzzles are also included...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Content Area Reading; Higher Education; Illustrations; Instructional Materials; Second Language Instruction; Secondary Education; Spanish
Downloads: 23
[texts]ERIC ED327067: Local Advocacy for Second Language Education: A Case Study in New Mexico. ERIC Digest. - ERIC
The experience of the Albuquerque, New Mexico second language community is presented as a case study of successful local advocacy. The formation of the Albuquerque Language Teachers Association and the New Mexico State Task Force on Modern and Classical Languages is described, and the passage by the State legislature of a resolution on language rights that makes New Mexico the first state to take an official "English Plus" stance is discussed in detail...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Advocacy; Case Studies; Community Cooperation; Language Teachers; Second Language Instruction; State Legislation
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED318219: What's in the Bag (and Why?): Tangibilia for the Classroom. - ERIC
A classroom technique designed for developing German second language vocabulary is expanded on for additional classroom functions and activities. The method uses a bag containing a variety of objects. The objects are drawn out of the bag and discussed in class. The contents of the bag should be unpredictable and unusual, and they should be changed frequently as the students' vocabulary increases. In addition, the items in the bag should reflect as much morphological diversity as possible...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Classroom Techniques; Cultural Education; Games; German; Grammar; Realia; Second Language Instruction; Vocabulary Development
Downloads: 4
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